[Movies] Emma Watson Talks About Casting Rumors of Her Playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid Remake
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.29.2014
She hasn't been offered the role yet...
Variety reports that Emma Watson addressed casting rumors that speculated she could play Ariel for the upcoming live-action version of The Little Mermaid, which will be directed by Sofia Coppola. Watson was previously directed by Coppola in The Bling Ring.
Watson was asked about the rumors at the premiere of Noah this week. She revealed that she has an old Ariel costume at home she wore when she was five for her birthday. She stated, "I actually dressed up as Ariel for my fifth birthday."
She said she hasn't been offered the role yet, saying, "I mean I'd have to read it first. I love Sofia so much."